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Anna Boucher

programmes, so too must greater attention be granted to significant skills shortages within the child and aged care sectors. The costs of meeting this demand may be considerable but so are the costs of a bulging care gap, as is already evident in those nations with the fastest ageing populations such as Italy and Japan. The proposition here is distinct from that made in some business settings that care workers could be brought in through unskilled or semi-skilled immigration pathways on a temporary guest worker basis. Especially in light of growing demand for care workers

in Gender, migration and the global race for talent
Reserved men at work
Juliette Pattinson, Arthur McIvor and Linsey Robb

production methods was inherently emasculating because it threatened skilled labour: ‘their work became unmanly’.124 Such methods spread more slowly in Britain before the war, largely being confined to cars, electrical consumer goods (such as hoovers and radios), artificial fibres, plastics and chemical manufacture, as there was less of a skill shortage than in the States. In Britain, as noted, there was much upgrading and upskilling that went hand-​in-​hand with job fragmentation during wartime. While deskilling in wartime was evident in munitions, aircraft manufacture

in Men in reserve
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Labour migration policy change in Spain
Alex Balch

elements of the amendment show a definite shift towards incorporating immigration policy within a legal framework linked with labour market policy and other social policies. An example of this is the inclusion of immigration policy in the National Action Plan for Employment (NAP 2004) and the social dialogue, where immigration featured as one of the 13 areas of negotiation on the agenda.42 One of the most significant changes was the establishment of a Tripartite Labour Commission43 to identify skills shortages to facilitate immigration where appropriate. The resulting

in Managing labour migration in Europe